We Finally Have an Answer to the “Who Is the Mom?” Photo

posted: 02/08/16
by: Ashley Lauretta

Most people don't consider it a compliment to hear that they look like their mother. In the case of this viral photo, we can't even tell who the mom actually is!

It turns out, neither can most of America. When Indianapolis high school student Kaylan Mahomes tweeted out this selfie with her mom and twin sister, the internet was immediately captivated by what seemingly appears to be triplets and baffled as to which one of them actually is the mom. It has since been retweeted almost 30,000 times.

For the answer, you need to see the photo in its original form on Twitter. Take a look at the caption if you are stumped.

Since going viral, the family has appeared on HLN and news stations across the country, with many Twitter users petitioning Ellen for an appearance and hoping the trio gets their own reality show.

However, after a week of speculation, we finally have an answer. The New York Daily News confirmed (SPOILER ALERT) that the mom is actually on the far left. "I am the one in the black blazer on the left," said mom Tina Brown, 35. "We didn't really expect a random picture from when I was picking up the girls from school would lead to all this."

It's hard to believe that Tina is 35 -- and mom to teenage twins -- but we're hoping she can spill her beauty secrets with us ASAP.